Don Shiman

Practices

Education and Clerkships

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2017

J.D., Rutgers School of Law – Newark, 2012, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Rutgers Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award in Tax Law; Editor, Rutgers Law Review

Master's Degree, Rabbinic Studies, Beth Medrash Govoha, 2006

B.A., Talmudic Law, Ner Israel Rabbinical College, 2003

  • Intern to the Honorable Leon Ruchelsman, New York Supreme Court, Kings County, Brooklyn, New York, Summer 2010

Admissions

New York

New Jersey

Profile

Don Shiman is an associate in the Tax Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone. His experience includes private equity fund formation and administration, mergers and acquisitions, security offerings, financings and real estate work.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Preparing for Private Equity Merger and Acquisition Transactions,” CPAmerica Tax Conference, November 8, 2016

Energy

Oil and Gas

Haynes and Boone Represents Alta Mesa in $3.8 Billion Merger with Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II

A team of Haynes and Boone lawyers led by Houston Partner Bill Nelson is advising Alta Mesa Holdings, LP, which has reached a definitive agreement to combine with Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II and Kingfisher Midstream LLC. The transaction is subject to the approval of Silver Run II stockholders and the satisfaction or waiver of other customary closing conditions.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented a leading provider of mobility solutions in its strategic acquisition of another provider, enabling it to greatly expand its services and reach.
  • Represented a physical metals and minerals commodity merchant in the sale of its majority interest.
  • Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in the global financial services industry in its formation with capital commitments more than $4 billion.
  • Represented a major local broadcast television and digital media company in its merger into a public company.
  • Represented a foreign company in its issuance of multiple Eurobonds worth $2.15 billion.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the sale of its leading health care service company in a cash transaction valued at $1 billion.
  • Represented a real estate private equity fund in its formation with more than $1 billion in capital commitments.
  • Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in mature companies in its formation with more than $5 billion in capital commitments.
  • Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in middle-market companies that are undergoing a fundamental change in capital structure, strategy, operations or growth in its formation with more than $2 billion in capital commitments.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Human resources

Haynes and Boone Advises KMG in $495 Million Acquisition

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Bill Nelson led a team of lawyers who represented client KMG Chemicals Inc. in its acquisition of Flowchem, a leading manufacturer of pipeline performance products, from Arsenal Capital Partners. Haynes and Boone also advised KMG on the related financing of the transaction.

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